"Pacific bridge construction company" acted as a subcontractor in the construction of the Vostochny space centre and the contractor for the construction of a bridge across the Golden horn Bay in Vladivostok.

Last spring, the employees of TMK involved in the construction of the Vostochny cosmodrome, wrote on the roofs of their huts a message to President Vladimir Putin with a request to pay them debts under the salary.

According to the investigation, Nesterenko, along with the head of the Board of Directors of TMK Sergey Yudin stole nearly 104,5 million rubles enterprises using one-day firms.

Against Igor Nesterenko was previously initiated one more criminal case under article "salary nonpayment", the sentence which is still pending.

Also it became known about detention of two defendants on charges of embezzlement during the construction of the Vostochny space centre, reports RIA "Novosti" with reference to close to the investigation source.

22 April the Prosecutor's office of Primorsky Krai reported that TMK's debt on a salary before workers exceeded 124 million rubles ($1.9 million).

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who came to the East to monitor the first launch of the carrier rocket, reported that in connection with irregularities in the construction of the spaceport filed six criminal cases. Putin also threatened to "prison bunks" guilty to violations of the East.

28 APR with the new Russian cosmodrome East at the second attempt was launched booster "Soyuz-2.1 a" with three satellites on Board. The launch of the rocket with the Observatory at the launch site was observed personally by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

After the cancellation of the first launch of a rocket, the Russian President has reprimanded Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, severely reprimanded the head of Roscosmos Igor Komarov and the decision about incomplete official correspondence — the General Director of NPO Avtomatiki, Leonid Shalimov.

East new Russian civil cosmodrome, located in the Amur region. Over time, it needs to replace Baikonur, which Russia leases from Kazakhstan. For this we have to build the second and third phases and to invest in new sites. The launch of the first spacecraft with the crew is planned for 2023.